Curriculum Vitae

James Harris BA (Hons) MBHI

Work

  • Conservator-in-Residence - The Clockworks, South London (2017 - Present)

  • Horology Lecturer - Birmingham School of Jewellery (2017 - Present)

  • Watchmaker - Hoptroff London (2015 - 2017)

  • Watchmaker - Omega Boutique, Knightsbridge (2015 - 2016)

  • Watch Technician - Christopher Ward (2015)

  • Watch Technician - Tag Heuer & LVMH (2014)

Awards / Bursaries

  • Worshipful Company of Clockmakers Hain Sanders Award (2019)

  • WatchPro Hot 100 'Trailblazer' (2016)

  • AHS Award for Best Combined Masterpiece and Supporting Written Work (2015)

  • George Daniels Educational Trust bursary recipient (2013-2015)

  • Fellows and Son's award for Horology: Highest Overall Achievement BA (Hons) First Year (2013)

  • British Clock and Watchmakers' Guild 1st Prize for Technician Grade (2013)

Exhibits

  • Clockmaker’s Gallery at the Science Museum (2015 - 2017)

  • Birmingham Made Me at Millennium Point (2015)

Public Speaking

  • South London BHI Branch: Harris Horology: Becoming a Watchmakers in the 21st Century (2019)

  • Sensing Time study day at the V&A Museum; Making Time: How to make a clock or watch (2016)

Projects

Appointments

  • Member of the British Horological Institute - MBHI (2015 - Present)

  • Antiquarian Horological Society Wristwatch Group Secretary (2016 - Present)

Education

  • BA (Hons) Horology from Birmingham City University; First Class Honors (2012 - 2015)

  • BHI Diploma in the Servicing and Repair of Clocks and Watches (Final Grade Part I & II) (2013 - 2015)

  • BHI Diploma in Watch Servicing (2012 - 2013)

 


Press Coverage

Timpiece Chronicle December 2015

Timpiece Chronicle
December 2015

Horological Journal September 2015

Horological Journal
September 2015

Antiquarian Horology September 2015

Antiquarian Horology
September 2015

WatchPro July 2015

WatchPro
July 2015


The #wawtchnerd April 2015

The #wawtchnerd
April 2015